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the weapons in the latest incident are real. as with the target. unmanned u.s. predator surveillance graft. the incident was real. though the timing is perhaps, perhaps suspect. one week ago. six days before the u.s. election. national security correspondent jennifer griffin is following this breaking story from the pentagon. >> reporter: at 4:50 a.m. november 1, days before the u.s. presidential election, two iranian su-25 frog foot fighter jets like these intercepted and fired twice upon an unmanned, unarmed u.s. m-2-1 predator drone over the persian gulf. it's the first time the iranians ever fired on a u.s. drone. the shots missed on both attempted. iran's fighter pilots briefly pursued the drone that landed safely at an undisclosed location. >> incident occurred over international waters. 16 nautical miles off the coastline. aircraft was never in iranian air space. it was always flying in international air space. the internationally recognized territorial limit is 12 nautical miles off the coast. we never entered the 12 nautical mile limit. >> asked whether the incident was an act of
that's it for us at "the five." thank you for watching. get back here tomorrow. we might dress up again. have a good night. >> eric: i spelled allen greyson's name wrong. >> kimberly: we told you. >> eric: we know who you are! ♪ ♪ >> bret: the formula for gridlock remains intact. the president wins. democrats control the senate. the g.o.p. runs the house. we break it all down and look forward to what lies ahead. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier back in washington tonight for a special edition of "special report" with limited commercial interruptions. more time for news, guests and panels on this, the first day after the election. despite record breaking debt and deficit numbers and some of the highest unemployment rate ever for an incumbent, barack obama easily won re-election as president tuesday night. but was projected as one of the closest races ever was instead called hours ahead of schedule. leading to a night of celebration for democrats. and bitter defeat for republicans. now the challenge of a second term for the presiden
for the republican of the house. congratulations to her. that is it for us. thank you for watching. see you tomorrow. >> chris: with the election over, congress starts to get more answers about the benghazi terror attack. this is "special report." good evening. i'm chris wallace in for bret baier. lawmakers on capitol hill today got to ask administration officials some tough questions about the libya terror attack. many did more than that. they showed anger and frustration at the four americans and white house response. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge tells us what happened. >> the arrogance and dishonesty reflected in this is breath-taking. >> questions of who is responsible in this town? for what happened. >> if you want to know who is responsible in this town, buy yourself a mirror. >> on capitol hill, political divisions over benghazi relate fair and open hearing. >> the unfair attacks on the ambassador susan rice are simply wrong. she had to rely on intelligence provided. i sat here while colin powell provided the intelligence he had regarding weapons of mass destruction in
evidence tonight that september's terror attack on the u.s. mission in libya that killed the u.s. ambassador and three others had some element of inside help. chief intelligence coach catherine herridge has the update. >> one month before the benghazi attack, the classified cable reviewed by fox news warned the state department that libyan militia was infiltrated by islamists and could not be trusted. "certain sectors of the brigade were hesitant to share information." >> it's a direct evidence you can't rely on libyans and we can't defend consulate and direct evidence there is al-qaeda people in the region. >> new documents recovered from the benghazi compound by the foreign policy magazine show that in the early morning hours of september 11, the consulate staff believed they were under surveillance. this person was photographing the inside of the u.s. special mission. and furthermore, this person was part of the police unit sent to protect the mission. this is consistent with online post from sean smith, avid gamer before it was overrun with terrorists. smith was killed. "assu
of a u.s. ambassador and three others in cincinnati bengals. the former is a story that is changing by the minute. while the latter is being seen in a new light ahead of congressional hearings. we have fox team coverage tonight. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge looks at the matc machinations on capitol hill, and who knew what when. but first, jennifer griffin untangles the complicated relationships here. there are a lot of them. good evening. >> good evening, bret. in the military they call this literal damagcollateral damage. as of monday, c.i.a. director resigned over affair with his biographer. today we learn the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is implicated in the scandal as well as unnamed f.b.i. official who was taken off the case for becoming too involve involved. david petraeus's paramour seen in public for the first time since the affair was revealed friday. jogging in rain outside her brother's northwest home and later in suv. overnight, the defense secretary announced john allen, the commanderring general in afghanistan was also under investigation fo
pre-election show. greg contain your excitement. that is it for us tonight. see you back here in 48 hours on "the five." special sunday show. thanks, everybody. >> bret: the beginning of the end. both sides are spinning. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ the unemployment rate picked up. the job increase, beat expectations. still the numbers are historically low for incumbent president, fighting for political survival. chief white house correspondent ed henry tells us that both sides are trying to use the figures to their advantage. >> four days, four years. >> critical time hours president obama raced through three campaign stops in ohio and declared the new jobs report shows real progress in the first term. it was telling he spent less than ten seconds on the actual unemployment report. and only touched on the better than expected 171,000 jobs created. >> today, our businesses created 5.5 million new jobs and this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> in battleground wisconsin, republican romney said he glossed
charge petraeus now changed his story about what happened in the september 11th attack on the u.s. mission in libya, his testimony now raises more questions about the obama administration's account in the days after the assault. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge reports from capitol hill. good evening. >> thank you, the former cia director is used to coming in the front door and today shunned reporters and entered the loading dock and briefed the house and senate intelligence committee. the former cia director was pushed to explain why today he said he believed it was terrorism from the start when on september 14th, according to a senior republican in the house, the directors emphasis was on the anti-islam film. >> his testimony today was that from the start he had told us that this was a terrorist attack, a terrorist involved from the start. i told him my questions i had direct questions. >> one democrat said the disagreements come down to a basic issue. >> the more significant issue was the element of planning and who was responsible and that wasn't clear. to w
? [ inaudible ] >> dana: we love them all. that is it for us on "the five." don't forget to buy greg's book. comes out tomorrow. bye. >> bret: sex, power, betrayal, rivalry. and international intrigue. good evening, i'm bret baier. it's as if someone ordered a scandal and decided to supersize it. the affair that forced the resignation of general david petraeus as the c.i.a. director is hub of a wheel with spokes streaming out in all directions. from how it was discovered to the relationship with the terror attack in libya. it's the story expanding exponentially tonight. we have fox news coverage. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge has the latest on the nuts and bolts of the investigation. we begin with the national security correspondent jennifer griffin on the connection between petraeus, aed mistress paula broadwell, and the benghazi attacks. good evening, jennifer. >> good evening, bret. close friends of general david petraeus tell us he is devastated and deeply embarrassed by how much pain he has caused his family and friends. general petraeus told friends the affair wa
information on her home computer. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge tells us how some republican lawmakers are invoking washington's most famous scandal ever. but we begin with chief white house correspondent ed henry on the libya attack and who should get the blame. good evening. >> good evening, chris. temperature was raised today as the republicans said they want watergate style hearings in to benghazi. the president fired back saying if you want to blame someone, blame me, not my staff. when i pressed him today at the news conference what he did to save lives the president did not want to get into details. his first full news conference at the white house in eight months, president obama raced to the defense of his u.n. ambassador susan rice. republicans vowed to block her from becoming the next secretary of state. >> for them to go after the-up ambassador, who had nothing to do with benghazi and simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> five days after the terror attack in libya, rice went
>> greg: that is it for us on "the five." >> bob: you have time to plug the book. >> greg: "joy of hate." get out and vote. ♪ ♪ >> bret: the long struggle for presidency comes down to the final frantic hours. both of close quarter combatants seven miles apart in fight for key battleground. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: the multiyear marathon that is the 2012 presidential campaign is in the final stretch. they both hope for the final kick to get them across the finish line. good evening. i'm bret baier. how close is it? polls have romney and obama in deadlock. gallup has it 49-48 romney. real clear politics average of recent national polls has the president ahead by a little more than half a point. just ahead, karl rove and joe trippi break down the final electoral map and offer their prediction. the tug of war over ohio landed two men, not joe and carl, president obama and governor romney in shouting distance in the state capital. chief political correspondent begins our coverage from columbus. >> romney hit four states, tossup in the poll and the map to 270 ele
it came out all right. we know it's important to him. >> andrea: that is it for us on "the five." thank you for watching. have a great weekend. see you next week. >> bret: a personal scandal leads to the resignation of one of the obama administration's most respected figures. this is "special report." ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. talk about a november surpris surprise. c.i.a. director general david petraeus is out tonight. just three days after president obama won re-election. petraeus says the reason isen extramarital affair. this is one of those stories that virtually no one saw coming. we begin with ed henry. >> reporter: officials were stunned when general petraeus came to the president and told him that he wanted to step down. he has had a long distinguished military record of decades, architect of the surge in iraq. you will remember. in 2007 under president bush. came back and became the commander on the ground in afghanistan against president obama. the general has come under fire for the c.i.a. role in benghazi terror attack, people close to him tonight insist the
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